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PEPPER ADAMS
PLAYS THE COMPOSITIONS OF CHARLIE MINGUS
(1) Fables Of Faubus; Black Light; Song With Orange; Carolyn; (2) Better Get It In Your Soul; (1) Incarnation; (2) Portrait; Haitian Fight Song; (1) Strollin’ Honies (42.21)
(1) Thad Jones (t); Pepper Adams (bar); Hank Jones (p); Paul Chambers (b); Dannie Richmond (d). 9 September 1963. (2) Bob Cranshaw (b) replaces Chambers; add Benny Powell (tb); Charles McPherson (as); Zoot Sims (ts); 12 September 1963.

Fresh Sound FSR CD 604

AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE
WHEN THE HEART EMERGES GLISTENING
Confessions To My Unborn Daughter; Jaya; Henya Bass Intro; Henya; Far But Few Between; With Love; Regret (No More); Ayneh (Cora); My Name Is Oscar; The Walls Of Lechuguilla; What’s New; Tear Stained Suicide Manifesto; Ayneh (Campbell); All The Things You Are (56.47)
Ambrose Akinmusire (t); Walter Smith III (ts); Gerald Clayton (p); Harish Raghavan (b); Justin Brown (d); Daniel Sadownick (pc). c. 2010
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Blue Note 070 6192

HELIO ALVES
MÚSICA
Gafeira; Kathy; Sombra; Black Nile; Flor Das Estradas; Música Das Nuvens Do Chão; Adeus Alf; Tribute To Charlie 2; Chan’s Song (58.36)
Claudio Roditi (t, flh); Helio Alves (p); Romero Lubambo (g); Rueben Rogers (b); Antonio Sanchez (d). South Orange, NJ, May 2010.

Jazz Legacy Productions JLP1001010

ERNESTINE ANDERSON
NIGHTLIFE
I Love Being Here With You; Since I Fell For You; All Blues; Goin’ To Chicago Blues; Nightlife; Only Trust Your Heart; Falling In Love With Love; Never Make Your Move Too Soon (52.40)
Ernestine Anderson (v); Houston Person (ts); Lafayette Harris Jnr (p); Lonnie Plaxico, Chip Jackson (b); Willie Jones III, Jerome Jennings (d). Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Jazz At Lincoln Centre, 2008, 2009, 2010.
HighNote HCD 7213

LYNNE ARRIALE
CONVERGENCE
Elements; Here And Now; Here Comes The Sun; Sister Moon; Call Me; Dance Of The Rain; For Peace; Paint It Black; Something I Can Never Have; Convergence; The Simple Things (49.90)
Lynne Arriale (p); Omer Avital (b); Anthony Pinciotti (d); Bill McHenry (ts). NJ, June 2010.

Motema MTM-54

NIK BARTSCH’S RONIN
LLYRIA

Moduls 48; 52; 55; 47; 53; 51;
49_44 (56.12)

Bartsch (p); Sha (as, bcl); Bjorn Meyer (b); Kaspar Rast (d); Andi Pupato (pc). France, March 2010.

ECM 274 2820

JERRY BERGONZI
CONVERGENCE
Lend Me A Dream; I’ve Got A Crush On You; Squid Ink; Stoffy; Silent Flying; Osiris; Mr Higgins; Ddodd; Convergence; Seventh Ray (53.50)
Jerry Bergonzi (ss, ts); Bruce Barth (p); Dave Santoro (b); Andrea Michelutti (d). Westwood, MA, December 2008.

Savant SCD2110

ART BLAKEY
THREE CLASSIC ALBUMS PLUS

CD1: (1) Midriff; Ain’t Life Grand; (2) Tippin’; Pristine; (1) El Toro Valiente; The Kiss Of No Return; Late Date; The Outer World; (3) For Minors Only; Deo-X; For Miles And Miles; Late Spring; Right Down Front; Sweet Sakeena; Krafty (75.19)
CD2: (4) Infra-Rae; It’s You Or No One; Carol’s Interlude; Hank’s Symphony; Nica’s Dream; Ecaroh; The End Of A Love Affair; (5) Close Your Eyes; M & M; Moanin’ (77.36)

(1) Donald Byrd, Idrees Sulieman, Bill Hardman, Ray Copeland (t); Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, Jimmy Cleveland (tb); Sahib Shihab, Bill Graham (as); John Coltrane, Al Cohn (ts); Bill Slapin (bs); Walter Bishop Jr. (p); Wendell Marshall (b); Art Blakey (d). NYC, December 1957.
(2) Donald Byrd (t); John Coltrane (ts); Walter Bishop Jr. (p); Wendell Marshall (b); Art Blakey (d). NYC, December 1957.
(3) Bill Hardman (t); Johnny Griffin (ts); Junior Mance (p); Spanky DeBrest (b); Art Blakey (d). NYC, 9 & 11 October 1957.
(4) Donald Byrd (t); Hank Mobley (ts); Horace Silver (p); Doug Watkins (b); Art Blakey (d). NYC, 15 April & 4 May 1956.
(5) Lee Morgan (t); Hank Mobley (ts); Bobby Timmons (p); Jymie Merritt (b); Art Blakey (d). Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, 4 July 1959.
Avid Jazz AMSC1017

JANE IRA BLOOM
WINGWALKER

Her Exacting Light; Life On Cloud 8; Ending Red Songs; Freud’s Convertible; Airspace; Frontiers In Science; Rooftops Speak Dreams; Rookie; Adjusting To Midnight; Live Sports; Wingwalker; I Could Have Danced All Night; MP3 File Attachment: Wingwalker Singularity (57.44 + 5.49 mp3)
Jane Ira Bloom (ss, live elec); Dawn Clement (p, elp); Mark Helias (b); Bobby Previte (d). NYC, June 2010.
Outline OTL140

BRASS JAW
BRANDED
Siddhartha; Duck’s Chickens; Broken; Drive My Car; Left Unsaid; Rochester Rumble; March To Happiness; Branded; Frontiere Incarcerated; Arthur Digby Sellers Blues; Flat Pack Frog; The Well Dented Clavicle; I Like You; The Nightmare Room; String Theory; Peaches En Regalia; Little Girl Blue (58.32)
Ryan Quigley (t); Paul Towndrow (as); Konrad Wiszniewski (ts); Allon Beauvoisin (bar). Glasgow, 26-28 September 2010.
Keywork Records KWRCD011


WILL BUTTERWORTH TRIO
HEREAFTER

(1) Introduction; All Our Thoughts; (2) Everything I Love; (1) Lie Of The Land; (2) Sketch For William S; (1) The Workshop; (2) Hereafter; (1) I’m Through With Love (48.59)
(1) Butterworth (p); Adam King (b); Peter Ibbetson (d). (2) as 1, except Marcus Penrose (b). 2010.
Music Chamber MC0009


Also reviewed in JJ June 2011
Deirdre Cartwright/Kathy Dyson, Cyrus Chestnut, Avishai Cohen, The Cookers, Cyminology, Matthias Eick, Kevin Eubanks, Paolo Fresu, Gowanus Reggae And Ska Society, Iro Haarla, Vijay Iyer, Barb Jungr, Rebecca Kilgore, Jonathan Kreisburg, Eric Legnini, Delfeayo Marsalis, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Ken Peplowski & Alan Barnes, Courtney Pine, Buck Pizzarelli, Eric Reed, The Rhythm Boys & Spats Langham, Matana Roberts, Ian Shaw and more plus a host of reissues. See some of this month's Jazz Journal reviews and our critics' favourites

 


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